Smoothies are often viewed as a healthy meal replacement, however some smoothies can actually be packed with sugar and calories. In fact, some smoothies have just as much sugar as your soda pop! Over time, consuming calorie and sugar laden smoothies can add inches to the waistline. If made correctly, smoothies are a … Continue reading Healthy Smoothies
Chili is a staple meal in my household. It’s so easy to make, reheats well, and you can add endless amounts of toppings each time you eat it to change things up. I used extra lean ground turkey in this recipe to make things a little bit healthier. I also used several types of beans. … Continue reading Healthy Turkey Chili
Meatballs are a classic staple in my house. They are super easy to make. They also freeze well—I love making a large batch and pulling out several for a quick week night dinner. These turkey meatballs are lightened up by using ground turkey instead of ground beef. I chose to use the Jenni-O extra lean … Continue reading Easy Weeknight Meal: Turkey Meatballs
7 Ways to Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in 2018 I have to admit it. I'm a dietitian and I LOVE sweets. Yep. I said it. Sweets and dietitian in the same sentence. The secret is out. Offer me chips, fried foods, salty snacks and I'll turn ya down, BUT place a cookie in … Continue reading Satisfy your Sweet Tooth in 2018
During the winter months, oatmeal has found its way into my cabinets as a constant staple. Nothing is better than waking up on a cold winter morning and having a warm bowl of oatmeal. Oatmeal is one of those foods that you can eat without feeling bad about. Check out these health benefits: … Continue reading Makeover Your Oatmeal: 5 ingredient Oatmeal Balls
Hello readers! I’m a Registered Dietitian and have a passion for nutrition and health! Ever since I was little, I’ve been interested in food and the way it affects your body. I believe that the foods you eat have a direct correlation to the way you feel. Basically, HEALTHY = HAPPY. And that’s why I’m … Continue reading Welcome!